A 26-year-old Peterborough woman is facing a charge of first degree murder after a 60-year-old Lakefield man died on Friday afternoon (November 10).
At around 1:30 p.m. on Friday, officers were called to a home in the Queen Street and Burnham Street in Lakefield where they found a 60-year-old Lakefield man with serious injuries.
The man was transported to Peterborough Regional Health Centre where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Police arrested a 26-year-old Peterborough woman at the scene, who has since been charged with first degree murder.
The accused woman is being held in custody for a court appearance on Saturday.
There will continue to be a police presence in the Queen Street and Burnham Street area as the investigation continues.